University College provides students with their “roots and wings” - roots that are strengthened and deepened by strong academic support and wings that allow them to experience academic success and turn their career dreams into reality. University College accomplishes this by providing a full array of academic support services:


1) UNIV 1101 and 1102 freshmen seminars connected to learning communities and the Reading the Globe  freshman common read, 2) peer mentoring and academic advising through the Advising and Mentoring Center, 3) tutoring services through the University Learning Center and the Writing Center, 4) student support services through the TRiO grant program, 5) student support services through the Title V: Sophomore Success grant, 6) testing services offered through the Testing Center, and 7) developmental coursework in mathematics, reading and writing.

Registration Holds:


Texas Success Initiative (TSI) can be cleared at ZSC 201, 222 & 223.

Course Placement can be cleared at ZSC 201, 222 & 223.

University College 
Zaffirini Student Success Center, Room 223 
Phone 326-2134 
Fax 326-2129

5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2001 Give to TAMIU